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Forum: Boondocking 01-12-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,406
Posted By Camper Crazy
Rant on, I always get a laugh when I read your...

Rant on, I always get a laugh when I read your posts.
CC
Forum: All Argosy Trailers 01-02-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By Camper Crazy
Richard, your curtains are inspiring; they turned...

Richard, your curtains are inspiring; they turned out so well. I also replaced the curtains in my '72 overlander. I measured the panel width of the orginal curtain, looked at the pleats and tucks and...
Forum: Leaks - Weatherstrips, Gaskets, Caulks & Sealants 12-05-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,270
Posted By Camper Crazy
I had a leak at the bathroom door in my '72...

I had a leak at the bathroom door in my '72 overlander; my first step was to recaulk the seams on the roof. It fixed the leak and was pretty to do with some tape (to keep it neat) and some caulk for...
Forum: Buyer Guidelines 11-27-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,319
Posted By Camper Crazy
Thought I'd add my 2 cents. We currently own a...

Thought I'd add my 2 cents. We currently own a 27' Gulfstream 5th wheel with bunks and a slide, a '72 AS overlander and a 1950 something 16' Pathfinder. If I were doing any extended camping, hands...
Forum: Vintage Kin 11-24-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Camper Crazy
Thanks for posting this David, it was new...

Thanks for posting this David, it was new information to me and could help others as well.
I did check and confirmed it is not electronic (see post #11)
A wire tracer could help to see just what...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 11-23-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,180
Posted By Camper Crazy
Nope; no advantage to removing this residue. It...

Nope; no advantage to removing this residue. It will be covered by insulation and an internal skin. Save your time for all of the other projects that will need done. Good luck!
CC
Forum: Member Introductions 11-23-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By Camper Crazy
Thanks for posting the pictures. You know, if you...

Thanks for posting the pictures. You know, if you have a sound trailer, there are a lot of things you can get started on right now. One of the first things I did was get rid of the vintage upholstry...
Forum: Vintage Kin 11-23-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Camper Crazy
I did wonder about the thermasan; I understood...

I did wonder about the thermasan; I understood the controls were in the tow vehicle. Tank heaters; I'll have to see what I can find out about that. This unit has lived it's whole life in Alberta, so...
Forum: On The Road... 11-17-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,203
Posted By Camper Crazy
I have that space; never thought of it for tall...

I have that space; never thought of it for tall bottle storage. Perfect! Thanks for contributing.
CC
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Overlander 11-16-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Camper Crazy
Welcome, and nice to see the pics of your...

Welcome, and nice to see the pics of your exciting project. It looks like it's in pretty good condition; hopefully the frame is in good shape throughout. I recoginze the same lovely wall covering in...
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 11-15-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Camper Crazy
I'm curious to see how that turns out; make sure...

I'm curious to see how that turns out; make sure to post your results.
CC
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 11-14-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Camper Crazy
If your counter is like mine, the finish is gone....

If your counter is like mine, the finish is gone. When I first got the trailer, I put a couple coconut scented christmas tree airfreshers in it; one hanging from the shower door in the bathroom....
Forum: Cabinets, Counter Tops & Furnishings 11-12-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Camper Crazy
Welcome to the forums. Your question was one of...

Welcome to the forums. Your question was one of the first I posed when I joined this site. I also had sticky, broken tambour door on my '72 overlander. I took all of the horizontal doors out, cleaned...
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Overlander 11-12-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,531
Posted By Camper Crazy
We have the same year trailer and layout. I...

We have the same year trailer and layout. I removed the credenza and table pieces and had a bench 5' long made that fits under the ss window. The bench has a kick panel that folds up and this all...
Forum: Vintage Kin 11-11-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Camper Crazy
So, I trecked out in the snow to confirm that...

So, I trecked out in the snow to confirm that this switch isn't related to the bathroom fan. The bathroom fan and switch on the '72 is located to the left when "on the throne". Still hoping someone...
Forum: Vintage Kin 11-10-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Camper Crazy
Wow, congratulations on your aquisition. Won't...

Wow, congratulations on your aquisition. Won't Ruby be lovely when she is all done. I look forward to following and good job on posting the pics.
CC
Forum: Vintage Kin 11-09-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Camper Crazy
I did try looking under the counter, but it got...

I did try looking under the counter, but it got complicated fast. The switch and red light are not on all bathroom counters, but it looks like factory. The water heater is near and I am wondering if...
Forum: Vintage Kin 11-09-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Camper Crazy
Nope

Nope
Forum: Vintage Kin 11-09-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Camper Crazy
What is this

https://www.airforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=407792&stc=1&d=1636484164
After having my '72 overlander for 3 years and going over all of the appliances and propane funtions, I still...
Forum: Member Introductions 11-08-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By Camper Crazy
Welcome; hey, we have the same airstream! Some...

Welcome; hey, we have the same airstream! Some before pictures?
CC
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 11-08-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,153
Posted By Camper Crazy
407737 407738 I finally have the pictures...

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I finally have the pictures of the toilet in my '72 airstream. It looks familiar, doesn't it; with the exception of the lid that mine is missing.
CC
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 10-26-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,153
Posted By Camper Crazy
I am away for a couple of days; will get a...

I am away for a couple of days; will get a picture of toilet lid when I'm back.
CC
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 10-24-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,153
Posted By Camper Crazy
My toilet has no lid on it; the padded cover acts...

My toilet has no lid on it; the padded cover acts as a lid. I would remove it if it were like yours. Im considering recovering in a nice white vinyl.
CC
Forum: 1970 - 1973 Sovereign 10-04-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,153
Posted By Camper Crazy
lol, this forum will act as a resorce and also as...

lol, this forum will act as a resorce and also as a support group for your condition. These trailers are addictive; believe me I know. Good luck with your reno, I hope you find as many good surprises...
Forum: On The Road... 09-26-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 29,379
Posted By Camper Crazy
Thanks for diligently posting and detailing your...

Thanks for diligently posting and detailing your trip. I had coffee with you every morning.
CC
Forum: On The Road... 05-10-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,642
Posted By Camper Crazy
Looking forward to following your travels and...

Looking forward to following your travels and interested in the ceramic coating as well.
Safe travels and keep us posted.
CC
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 05-02-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Camper Crazy
I am working on a '72 overlander. I have cleaned...

I am working on a '72 overlander. I have cleaned what I can, stripped a portion that had a small piece of the vinyl peeling, painted and applied peel and stick paper. I have to try the spic and span...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-30-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,301
Posted By Camper Crazy
Sorry to hear of your troubles. I've had very...

Sorry to hear of your troubles. I've had very good luck with a company call "Lost A Key". If you don't have any luck with Airstream Supply or your dealership, I highly recommend them. Good luck.
CC...
Forum: LP Gas, Piping, Tanks & Regulators 04-22-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By Camper Crazy
You might want to check this statement. I don't...

You might want to check this statement. I don't believe a CO detector and a gas detector can be in the same unit. One issue is that a gas detector needs to be low in your space (propane/methane etc...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 04-20-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 36,106
Posted By Camper Crazy
I worked on the window and door seals of my '72...

I worked on the window and door seals of my '72 overlander last summer. I had orange oil (bought by the litre and somewhat expensive but a little goes a long way), what I think is a chisel set with...
Forum: 1965 - 1969 Globetrotter 04-12-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,133
Posted By Camper Crazy
aaryno, I know why you need the bypass; found out...

aaryno, I know why you need the bypass; found out when I was winterizing last Nov. The hot water bypass will save you gallons of antifreeze by allowing you to fill the water lines with antifreeze...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-12-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421
Posted By Camper Crazy
Welcome to the Forum Kenneth999 (I see you're a...

Welcome to the Forum Kenneth999 (I see you're a new member), and thank you! You have posted the first pictures I've ever seen of a trailer that resembles mine. My little trailer is only 6' wide. Do...
Forum: General Repair Forum 04-09-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By Camper Crazy
Congratulations on your acquisition. I hope...

Congratulations on your acquisition. I hope you're having some luck with your door handle. If I were in this situation, I would consider contacting any RV dealer. Someone will have a connection to...
Forum: Airstream Lifestyle 02-25-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,958
Posted By Camper Crazy
i think you should start by posting some pictures...

i think you should start by posting some pictures of your baby! Congratulations and welcome.
CC
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-23-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,473
Posted By Camper Crazy
Go for it! After being involved in the...

Go for it! After being involved in the rebuilding/remodeling of 3 trailers, I believe you don't have much to lose with a $600 investment. Even if you get into the project and it's not salvageable,...
Forum: General Repair Forum 02-23-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,656
Posted By Camper Crazy
I have very good luck with the guys from "Lost a...

I have very good luck with the guys from "Lost a Key". I needed a key blank for my door and needed a key for the fresh water inlet. They were most helpful (even give me a credit when I inadvertently...
Forum: On The Road... 02-15-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Camper Crazy
Wow, living the dream. I don't have a...

Wow, living the dream. I don't have a recommendation, just our experience. We have camped many times with our 2 children but after about 5 years got tired of making down the dining/living space into...
Forum: 1966-68 Caravel 02-15-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By Camper Crazy
Your project turned out superb! I can see some...

Your project turned out superb! I can see some quality craftmanship and the marine reference throughout. I love your front lounge area and table. Any more pictures of that area? Is the table on a...
Forum: General Interior Topics 02-07-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,782
Posted By Camper Crazy
Nice collection Holly. I get it, I'm in the...

Nice collection Holly. I get it, I'm in the process of collecting a set of flatware from the '60s. Funny, the things that take us back.
CC
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 02-01-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 42,130
Posted By Camper Crazy
Thanks, appreciate the info; the lift might make...

Thanks, appreciate the info; the lift might make a good birthday gift. )
CC
Forum: Classic Motorhomes 01-30-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 42,130
Posted By Camper Crazy
Found your thread this morning; impressive work....

Found your thread this morning; impressive work. You are skilled in many areas, your motorhome is going to be sweet and reliable. I was impressed with your tv consol with the lift. I'm trying to...
Forum: 1960 - 1963 Flying Cloud 01-24-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Camper Crazy
Nice job VooDooLounge! Love the whole hawaiian...

Nice job VooDooLounge! Love the whole hawaiian theme and the curtain fabric is a nice hit of colour. Thanks for posting.
CC
Forum: 1956 - 1965 Caravel 01-17-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,869
Posted By Camper Crazy
Welcome, and congratulations! Please post more...

Welcome, and congratulations! Please post more pictures. Don't let the orientation of the photos stop you. I'm told that if you resize (make smaller), they will post the right way. I'm curious about...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 01-15-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,283
Posted By Camper Crazy
James, even though CO is oderless, there was an...

James, even though CO is oderless, there was an oder in the trailer after leaving the appliance pilot lights and the fridge overnight; not a propane smell. My tech recommended using a detector and it...
Forum: Interior Restoration Forum 01-14-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,283
Posted By Camper Crazy
Welcome James. I echo the above advice. No reason...

Welcome James. I echo the above advice. No reason why you can't live in a sound airstream (or rv of any kind). I found a 1972 overlander that was very well maintained and sheltered in it's life. I...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 01-11-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,841
Posted By Camper Crazy
Nice collection! and congratulations on your new...

Nice collection! and congratulations on your new aquisition. Love seeing your family all involved and committed to your new adventure. We have so many good memories of rving with our kids. I look...
Forum: Member Introductions 01-01-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Camper Crazy
Congratulations, nice find! Interior pictures? I...

Congratulations, nice find! Interior pictures? I agree with Bubba.
CC
Forum: General Interior Topics 12-26-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,034
Posted By Camper Crazy
Nice job Coho! And welcome. I too like the...

Nice job Coho! And welcome. I too like the flooring you chose; looks like water. I am curious about the wall covering above the counter; is it metalic/reflective? It looks very nice and the touches...
Forum: 1959-69 Tradewind 12-24-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 117,012
Posted By Camper Crazy
The tanks look like new; satifying job. I may...

The tanks look like new; satifying job. I may have missed this info in the earlier discussion, but tanks, valves and regulator look vintage (like mine; oringinal to '72 overlander). Would this...
Forum: 1971-1972 Excella 500 12-22-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,119
Posted By Camper Crazy
Welcome Tikaktoe, it does look like a dauting...

Welcome Tikaktoe, it does look like a dauting job, but you are in the right place for help (and support) to work through all of the ups and downs. I like your proposed layout and look forward to...
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